Confidants and Republican officials, as less than two weeks remain in President Donald Trump’s term, are reportedly considering drastic measures to remove him from office in the wake of the chaos at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, which left four dead.
Most of the Republicans who want Trump out via the 25th Amendment or other means are unnamed in news reports. However, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) came out publicly Thursday morning, writing on Twitter, “It’s with a heavy heart I am calling for the sake of our Democracy that the 25th Amendment be invoked”:
It’s with a heavy heart I am calling for the sake of our Democracy that the 25th Amendment be invoked. My statement: pic.twitter.com/yVyQrYcjuD
— Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) January 7, 2021
Moreover, Jay Timmons, once the executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and now the head of the National Association of Manufacturers, is urging